Truck Drivers Matter Too

Blog | June 1, 2019

When it comes to trucking accidents, most times people assume the driver behind that large 18-wheeler or tractor-trailer was in the wrong and caused the accident. That’s not always the case and here at Hendy | Johnson | Vaughn | Emery, we understand that truck drivers need representation too.

 

Injuries

In any vehicle accident, the possibility for injuries can happen to either side, no matter who was at fault. When a truck driver sustains injuries, they lose their ability to work, earn their paycheck and support those who count on them. Sometimes injuries can even affect their ability to continue driving in the future.Our team is also available to help truck driver’s families in the event of a wrongful death of a truck driver.

 

Inability to Work

After being in an accident, many times a truck driver loses their source of work–their truck. Costly repairs are often required and in some cases, the truck is totaled beyond repair. If the truck isn’t on the road, the driver is missing out on a paycheck,in turn affecting their ability to pay bills, provide for their family and more.

Our team of professionals has extensive experience helping defend drivers in the trucking industry. We’ll help you understand your rights in the legal process as well as:

  • Recover lost wages including future earnings if you are unable to work
  • Obtain compensation for medical bills and future medical needs
  • Work with the insurance companies
  • Hold the necessary parties responsible
  • Recover compensation for past and future pain and suffering

 

If you’re a truck driver and need legal representation, our team at Hendy | Johnson | Vaughn | Emery are here to help you. Contact our team to get started on your free case evaluation.